The K-State Wildcats rowed their way to a pair of gold medals and one bronze at the 2013 SIRA Championships.
2013-14: Racing: Raced in the 2 seat of the 2V8 throughout the spring... defeated Oklahoma and Tulsa at the Longhorn Invitational...defeated KU at the Sunflower Showdown...Gold medal at SIRAs...Silver at Big 12 Championship...Bronze at C-USA Championship...Athletic: Part of the 2V8 that was voted Big 12 Boat of the Week...Earned 2nd varsity letter.
2012-13: Racing: Raced in the 2V8 at the Longhorn Invitational, beating Tulsa and SMU... finished the season in the 1V4... defeated KU at the Sunflower Showdown... won the petite final at the San Diego Crew Classic... won the gold medal at SIRAs... earned the bronze medal at the C-USA Championship... Athletic: Earned 1st varsity letter...Academic: Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll fall semester. 2011-12: Racing: Debuted in the spring in the 1N4 at the OU Invitational... earned a bronze medal at SIRAs in the 1N8... finished the season with a 4th place finish in the 1N8 at the C-USA Championship. High School: Lettered four years in basketball, volleyball and track... ran leg of school record breaking 4x800 team... qualified for state championship twice in javelin finishing seventh in 2009... member SADD, Big Brothers/Big Sisters and STUCO.
Personal: Born January 29, 1993... daughter of Bruce and Bernie Reifschneider... has two brothers Michael and Jake and a sister Stefanie.
Athlete Q&A How is rowing different than other sports you've been involved in? Rowing is by far the hardest and most intense sport I have ever been involved in. Throughout high school I played 3 different sports all year round, so I didn't think it was going to be too difficult to transition into, but it was harder than I had expected.
What keeps you coming back to the team each year? The big thing that keeps me coming back every year are the friendships that I've made with all of the girls on the team.